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Vladi Miguel S. (Miggy) Lazaro

Partner

Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, Juris Doctor (Class of 2010, with Honors)
Ateneo de Manila University, Bachelor of Science, Major in Management (Class of 2006)
Admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2011

T +632 8940377
E vmslazaro@cagatlaw.com

Miggy is heavily involved in the firm’s dispute resolution and labour and employment practice areas. He has advised and acted for clients across a broad range of sectors and on a wide variety of matters, and has represented them before various courts and specialised tribunals. Miggy also advises on data protection matters.

Miggy joined C&G Law in August 2011 as an Associate, and was promoted to Senior Associate in April 2015.  He was admitted as a Partner effective January 1, 2018. 

Experience
  • Acted as Philippine Counsel for one of the world’s leading multinational chocolate and confectionary companies in an arbitration before the International Chamber of Commerce and related court proceedings in the Philippines against a former distributor of the company’s products in the Philippines.
  • Represented power generation and manufacturing companies in challenging local tax assessments before Philippine courts and specialised tribunals.
  • Represented different companies in litigating contractual disputes with counterparties and industry competitors.
  • Appeared as private prosecutor or defense counsel in various criminal cases.
  • Represented and advised various companies in handling labour-related claims.
  • Advised a technology company regarding compliance with the Philippines’ data privacy law.
Memberships
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines (2011 – present)
Publications
  • Co-authored the Philippine chapter of International Comparative Legal Guide to: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2017, published by Global Legal Group.